All posts tagged: One + Four = Life

One+Four=Life. Weekly Photos 50/52

This week saw the annual elementary school ‘Winter Sing’ which comprises of each grade singing two songs to celebrate the holiday/Christmas/Winter season.  The kids all had a good time and they all sang songs no-one in the world has ever heard of with great gusto. It is so nice to see all the kids work together and help each other. I would just love to see them singing their little Jingle Bell hearts out, but alas no, we just get a collection of obscure and undefinable songs.  Is this an American thing?  Do your kids have recitals at Christmas?  Any songs you recognise? I recently signed up for the Get Messy art journaling lifetime of inspiration and prompts and journaling pals.  Art journaling is something I have always been intimidated by and I wasn’t sure if I would like it or not, turns out, I do!  I am still a little unsure and the blank page is often a scary monster, but once I dive in, I have a great time and get lots of …

One + Four = Life. Weekly Photos 47/52.

I am joining the lovely Isabel from Nanjing Nian blog for this week’s One + Four = Life, a selection of photos taken through the last week.  It has turned cold here and we have had a few frosty mornings with icy puddles. 1. Before it got super cold, we had some torrential rain which rushed down our street, which is a hill, and into the woods.  As it raced along the woodland path, it gouged a path through the layer of leaves.  It looked like someone had got a leaf blower and walked down with the path blasting a narrow gully though the leaves. 2. Some hardy mushrooms keep peeking out, but I don’t suppose I will see many more until Spring now. 3. I made pizza for dinner one night this week, my whole house thought I was a mad person for putting kale on mine, but it went crispy and was delicious. 4. I managed to resist this chocolate in the International supermarket!  We went to stock up on English treats for …